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Managing People for Growth Programme

Grow and inspire as a team leader by attending our Managing People for Growth programme of workshops. 

Through our interactive, practical and fun learning style at the workshops, you'll have the opportunity to learn new skills, share experiences and develop new contacts.

Our workshops cover many important areas to help you develop the skills of an effective people manager and drive success within your team or business.

What's it about?

Over six full-day workshops, you'll learn:

  • Skills and approaches to help you perform your role successfully both now and in the future
  • How to apply fair and innovative work practices by gaining an understanding of new ways of working – these include insights into fair work framework, productivity, innovation and the benefits of employee engagement
  • The importance of maximising and improving existing staff skills while identifying the style and attributes of an effective manager
  • How to empower individuals and teams

Who's it for?

The programme is for anyone in a supervisory role or above. It’s designed to give you the knowledge and skills to effectively manage people regardless of your experience level.

Whether you’re a new manager, a manager with experience but lacking training, or a trained manager looking for a skills refresh — we can help.

What’s involved?

The programme is made up of six full-day workshops and a post-programme coaching session. Each workshop will give you the practical tools and techniques to improve your people management skills as well as a solid grasp of current management theory.

Workshop themes:

  • The role of a manager
  • Empowering teams and individuals
  • Communication skills
  • Coaching and delegation
  • Managing individual performance
  • Creating a culture of innovation

At the post-workshop coaching session, you’ll discuss what you’ve learned on the programme, what you’re changing or improving and the timescales you’ve set yourself.

Next Steps

Price per participant is £550 plus VAT. The programmes are subsidised by Scottish Enterprise.

Programmes are delivered throughout the year, from August to June. Contact us for dates of the next available programme.

Find out more and apply 

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